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Johnsdotter debates FGM

Swedish debate about FGM

Published 28 August 2017

This summer, a frank exchange of views took place in Sweden

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Fuambai Ahmadu FGM/FGS

‘Fuambai’s strength’. A moral portrait

Published 11 January 2017

Anthropologist Carlos Londoño Sulkin recently published an unusual and very interesting bioethnographic case study. 

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Support for women with FGM

FGM: women should be better supported

Published 17 December 2016

Bríd Hehir suggest changes in the way women are supported and cared for.

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FGM tradition

Men do not benefit from the FGM tradition

Published 2 February 2016

It is always a problem when traditional beliefs conflict with modern values.

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We've sleepwalked into this FGM mess

We have sleepwalked into this FGM mess

Published 4 January 2016

A Somali-Londoner says his community has sleepwalked into the FGM mess while he outlines his views

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FGM: I'm not mutilated

FGM prosecution

FGM crusade out of control

The FGM/C crusade is out of control

Published 26 July 2015

You’ve probably heard about the now infamous trip that the Liberal Democrat peer, Baroness Tonge took from Heathrow to Addis Ababa on 11 July? 

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Justice was done in FGM trial

Acquittals in the FGM case: justice was done, but what now?

Published 13 June 2015

This was a case that should never have been allowed to happen.

Marge Berer 

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